Birthdays in Film & TV on March 26

  • 1873 Gerald du Maurier, British actor (Power, Escape!, Masks and Faces), born in London, England (d. 1934)
  • 1894 Will Wright, American actor (Adam's Rib, Living Christ Story), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1962)
  • 1909 Chips Rafferty, Broken Hill Australia, actor (Desert Rats)
  • 1916 Sterling Hayden, NJ, actor (Dr Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra)

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1919 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • 1922 William Milliken, actor (Drive-in)
  • 1923 Bob Elliott, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men)

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1931 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

  • 1934 Alan Arkin, American actor (Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Phillip R Allen, Pitts, actor (Harry-Hardy Boys Mystery, Mitch-Alice)
  • 1940 James Caan, American actor (Misery, The Godfather), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946 Johnny Crawford, actor (Mark-The Rifleman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949 Vicki Lawrence, actress (Carol Burnett, Mama's Family), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1950 Ernest Thomas, American actor (What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana

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1950 Martin Short, Canadian comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • 1950 Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950 Alan Silvestri, American film score composer
  • 1951 Richard B Shull, US actor (Hail to the Chief, Big Bus)
  • 1954 Curtis Sliwa, founder (Guardian Angels)/radio personality (WABC)
  • 1954 Kazuhiko Inoue, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  • 1957 Leeza Gibbons, SC, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Leeza)
  • 1960 Jennifer Grey, actress (Dirty Dancing), Joel Grey's daughter, born in New York City
  • 1961 Billy Warlock, actor (Baywatch), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1963 Paul de Leeuw, Dutch TV host (Cry of the Lion)
  • 1963 Amparo Larrañaga, Spanish actress
  • 1966 Michael Imperioli, American actor
  • 1970 Evan Richards, actor (Frankie-Mama Malone), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright and film director
  • 1972 Jon Reep, American comedian and actor
  • 1973 Heather Goldenhersh, American actress
  • 1973 T.R. Knight, American actor
  • 1976 Amy Smart, American actress
  • 1976 Natalia Livingston, American actress
  • 1976 Nurgül Yeşilçay, Turkish actress
  • 1977 Sylvain Grenier, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1979 Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
  • 1983 Michael Brendli, American professional wrestler
  • 1984 Sara Jean Underwood, American model

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1985 Keira Knightley, English actress (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England

  • 1985 Jonathan Groff, American stage actor